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Elgar R Hill (1927 - 2009)

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Elgar Rufus Hill
1927 - 2009
Born
June 23, 1927
Death
January 27, 2009
Last Known Residence
Willits, Mendocino County, California 95490
Summary
Elgar Rufus Hill of Willits, Mendocino County, California was born on June 23, 1927, and died at age 81 years old on January 27, 2009.
Updated: August 10, 2022
Biography ID: 84371233

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Willits, Mendocino County, California 95490
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June 23, 1927
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White, Citizen

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Sonoma County, California United States

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Military serial#: 39447896 Enlisted: October 2, 1945 in Cp Beale Marysville California Military branch: No Branch Assignment Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men) Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law
January 27, 2009
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Elgar Hill passed away at age 81 years old on January 27, 2009. Elgar Rufus Hill of Willits, Mendocino County, California was born on June 23, 1927.

Average Age & Life Expectancy

Elgar R Hill lived 11 years longer than the average Hill family member when they died at the age of 81.
The average age of a Hill family member is 70.
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1927 - 2009 World Events

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In 1927, in the year that Elgar R Hill was born, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1938, at the age of only 11 years old, Elgar was alive when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1967, at the age of 40 years old, Elgar was alive when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1974, this person was 47 years old when on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

In 1990, Elgar was 63 years old when on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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